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Somalia's president survives al-Shabab attack on presidential palace

major towns by the UN-mandated African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) – which is made up of troops ... Mohamud's palace in Mogadishu on Friday. Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud ... Somali officials or soldiers plus nine assailants. Somalia's al-Shabab fighters later took ...

21/02/2014 - 15:46 - comment 0

10 people killed in car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital

fighters were driven out of the capital and other major towns by the UN-mandated African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) – which is made up of troops from Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Sierra Leone and Kenya. The group, however, remains in control of large parts of rural areas in southern Somalia and continues ...

27/02/2014 - 18:43 - comment 0

Dubai Chamber to open first representative office in Ethiopia, MoU with the African Union on the card

Chamber Trade Mission to Ethiopia which sought enhanced bilateral ties with the African country. H.E. ... of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Union during the Eastern African Community (EAC) Forum ... Agreeing to sign a MoU with the African Union shows the commitment of both the sides while the move ...

Press Release - 20/05/2012 - 12:16 - comment 0

United Nations Mission to Visit Somalia Next Week to Assess Security Situation

A United Nations mission is due to visit Somalia next week to carry out an extensive security assessment. A United Nations mission is due to visit Somalia next week to carry out an extensive security assessment. The UN is seeking ...

18/05/2010 - 16:23 - comment 0

Once upon a time in somalia

lessons. The United Nations, the European Union and others are now trying to see if Somalia wants ... My first trip to Somalia was as a young European Commission official accompanying my Director General for Development in 1976 on a mission to see Pr ...

17/05/2010 - 19:26 - comments 2

Al-Qaeda tells Mali to reject foreign help, UN turns to African Union

recommendation for a one-year African Union mission to be sent to combat the Islamist militants.  Mr Ban recommended that the UN Security Council authorize African Union member states to establish the 3,300-strong military mission to reclaim territory, saying it would help "restore the unity and territorial ...

29/11/2012 - 07:45 - comment 0

Western Union launches service in 50th African market

to Somalia at US$1billion, the agreement between Western Union and Global Exchange is expected to further ... The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, has extended its rapidly growing Agent network to Somaliland, taking the total number of African ...

Press Release - 13/04/2011 - 12:28 - comment 0

Lords of war: Arms trade networks in Yemen, Iran fueling Somalia conflict

and Iran-made weapons at a base of the U.N.-backed African Union (AU) peacekeeping force in Somalia, which ... Islamist militants in Somalia are receiving arms from smuggling networks in Yemen and Iran, which may have operated through the African Union peacekeeping force. ...

11/02/2013 - 07:52 - comment 0

Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Shebab claim responsibility for hotel bombings, say "no safe haven for foreigners"

Though African Union troops have been deployed to the country to mitigate violence ravaging the country, ... Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab claimed ... at least 11. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab claimed responsibility ...

02/01/2014 - 11:12 - comment 0

Libyan Leader welcomes Prime Minister of Somalia

on the path of promoting the march of the African Union towards realizing the dream of African people ... received on Wednesday the Prime Minister of Somalia, Ali Muhammad Ghedi, and his accompanying delegati According to JANA, the leader of the Revolution received on Wednesday the Prime Minister of Somalia, Ali ...

18/05/2010 - 12:25 - comment 0